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In a Land of Losers, Nets Are Not Alone

The ticker tape from the Yankees parade has been swept clean...and now local fans are stuck with a bunch of mediocre or worse teams to get them through the winter. George Vecsey of the Times laments that "New York teams aren't doing that well." Of the Nets, he writes, "they're still in their holding pen across the river in New Jersey, winless and close to homeless" and one of them even has swine flu.